In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed on January 27, the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan organizes activities commemorating those Italians who suffered persecution under the Nazi occupation during World War II and as a result of the Racial Laws imposed by the Fascist government.  This year the Dante, in collaboration with the...

Alla toccante cerimonia che si tiene il 27 gennaio ogni anno al Consolato d'Italia a New York organizzata col Centro Primo Levi, insieme al Console Generale Francesco Genuardi, l'ambasciatrice italiana all'ONU Mariangela Zappia, il Presidente della Regione Sicilia Nello Musumeci, la senatrice eletta all'estero Francesca Alderisi e tante altre autor...

On the occasion of Remembrance Day, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture presented an event dedicated to Italian writers who witnessed the Holocaust, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The initiative is part of the numerous...

On Jan. 27. 1945, Andra Bucci watched the Red Army liberate the Auschwitz concentration camp. Now, 75 years to the day, Andra recounted that moment and other harrowing personal stories of surviving the Holocaust with her sister during a two-hour talk with our middle school students on Jan. 27. Valentina Imbeni, head of school, and Lorenzo Ortona, I...

Rome is to bestow honorary citizenship on Liliana Segre, the 89-year-old Italian life senator and Holocaust survivor, following a unaminous vote in city hall. The honour, announced a few days before International Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, is expected to be conferred on Segre "as soon as possible" at a ceremony in Rome. A statement sa...

Monday, January 27, 2020. 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CST. Italian Cultural & Community Center, 1101 Milford St., Houston, TX 77006. Il Giorno della Memoria (International Holocaust Remembrance Day). On Monday, January 27, the ICCC will present a screening of the documentary Inferno Mittelbau Dora (2016; 53 minutes; not rated) as we remember the victims of t...

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day the Italian Cultural Institute is screening Shores of Light, a poignant untold story of warmth and compassion after a terrible war. Thousands of Jewish survivors arrived in Southern Italy after WWII, on their way to the land of Israel. To their surprise they were welcomed by the poor local Italians. At thi...

Rome will install 34 new brass cobblestone memorials to victims of the Holocaust at various locations throughout the capital, from the historic centre to the suburbs, on 13 and 14 January. The memorials will be dedicated to Jews and partisans, including women and children, who were either deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camp or ki...

In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, ordained by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2005 to remember the victims of the Shoah, renowned Italian guitarist Carlo Fierens will perform music of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968), who was forced to flee Italy because of fascism.  He will be joined by Cantor Jonathan...

On the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2020, the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC (USHMM), invite you to an evening remembering Italian mothers and daughters of the Holocaust. Although the Holocaust has been widely studied,...